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The female, a member of a critically endangered population, swam across the Pacific from Russia to Mexico.
With a video showing an Assyrian palace's destruction, the Islamic State wants to establish itself as heir to a legacy of "idol destruction."
Cougar made famous by National Geographic photo has spent three years in urban area.
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"What I learned in Nepalganj" in the Peace Corps, writes T.D. Allman, "has kept me alive in situations when I might have gotten killed."
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